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ANTROBUS

"ANTROBUS, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 5 miles (N. N. W.) from Northwich, containing 453 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie

  • Antrobus was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6580), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Arley, Grandires Green, and Pole Lane Ends.
  • The population was 351 in 1801, 489 in 1851, 373 in 1901, 726 in 1951, and 832 in 2001.

Churches

  • Great Budworth: St. Mary & All Saints (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Antrobus.
  • Antrobus: St. Mark, Knutsford Road (Church of England). From 1848 the district church for the township of Antrobus.
  • Antrobus, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Rebuilt in 1935.

For churches and chapels in the areas added in 1936, see also Crowley and Seven Oaks.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Antrobus area or see them printed on a map.

Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1882 March 25 — Gained a detached part of Seven Oaks (3 acres, pop. 0 in 1881), and lost a detached part to Seven Oaks (3 acres, pop. 6 in 1881)
  • 1936 April 1 — Gained the whole of Crowley (1400 acres, pop. 139 in 1931) and the whole of Seven Oaks (631 acres, pop. 163 in 1931)
  • 1983 April 1 — Lost part to Aston by Budworth
  • 1988 April 1 — Gained part of Whitley, and lost part to Whitley

You can see the administrative areas in which Antrobus has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Politics and Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1948)
  • Runcorn (1949-74)